Monday, September 14, 2009

Advisory Board Openings

Two city boards are seeking applicants. Applications are available at the city manager's office or online. Deadline to apply is September 25, 2009.

Board of Adjustment:
One opening for three-year term. The Board hears and decides appeals regarding zoning, housing, and building codes and ordinances; hears and decides requests for variances from standards set forth in zoning ordinances; hears and decides all other matters referred to the Board regarding zoning, housing, and building ordinances. Members must be residents of the City of Great Falls, and must be qualified by experience or training in construction matters. Expertise in Montana State Law is desirable but not required. The Board meets on demand, approximately ten times per year, generally at 4:00 p.m. For additional information, contact Kim McCleary at 455-8405.

Parking Advisory Commission
The Parking Advisory Commission has two openings; one is a three-year term through April 30, 2012; and one to fill the remainder of a three-year term through April 30, 2010. The Commission consists of five members, appointed by the City Commission, and an ex-officio member appointed by the Business Improvement District. Experience or interest in the Great Falls Central Business District is helpful but not necessary. The Commission advises the City Commission, City Manager, and Community Development staff on matters related to parking issues within the Parking Districts. Applicants must reside within the City of Great Falls. For more information, contact Kim McCleary at 455-8405.

1 comment:

Lt. Col (R) Richard Liebert said...

"It's easy to make a buck, but it's more difficult to make a difference." Tom Brokaw

I urge citizens to get involved, and
Citizenship is not a spectator sport. Our servicemen and women make sacrifices for others to have the right to serve and vote, so let's not be distracted by 'Americal Idol' and other distractions, let's pull together and volunteer more. Thanks.